Harold Goss joined the United States Army (Air Corps) in 1942. He served in the 36th Fighter Group, 53rd Squadron. Interviewed by Helen Krische on June 21, 2006, Goss talked about his military experiences. Goss was born in Pleasanton, Kansas on January 3, 1923. During the war, he flew sixty-two missions and took part in the Battle of the Bulge. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal. Following the war, Goss worked in the insurance industry. Betty Goss, Harold’s wife, is also featured in the interview. Betty was born in Kansas on June 24, 1922. She went to Liberty Memorial High School and the University of Kansas. She talked about life during the war. Betty passed away on March 27, 2010. More information about this oral history can be found at http://history.lplks.org/items/show/1818.
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